Madrasa al-Hallawiyya: interior view at the former Byzantine apse

Madrasa al-Hallawiyya: interior view at the former Byzantine apse

al-Bara, Dayr (monastery) Subat, 6th c.- General view

al-Bara, Dayr (monastery) Subat, 6th c.- General view

Aleppo: multi-colored facade of Mamluk-Ottoman Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri

Aleppo: multi-colored facade of Mamluk-Ottoman Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri

Hama, general view of the "Four Norias", the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Hama, general view of the “Four Norias”, the two Bischriyyat and two Uthmaniyyat

Noria (water wheel) axis

Noria (water wheel) axis

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., South facade, decoration detail of the central doorway

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., South facade, decoration detail of the central doorway

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Great Mosque, courtyard and prayer hall facade

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Stone sarcophagi in the pyramidal mausoleum A, al-Bara

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

Al-Bara, pyramid tomb A, 6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Al-Bara, oil mill, 5th-6th c.

Khan Sulayman Basha, view into the courtyard

Khan Sulayman Basha, view into the courtyard

The dome of Maqam Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

The dome of Maqam Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi

Al-Jisriyya norias (water wheel), Hama

Al-Jisriyya norias (water wheel), Hama

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

Qalb Lawza, Basilica of 5th c., central view at nave and apse

A small noria (water wheel) on the Orontes river

A small noria (water wheel) on the Orontes river

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Noria (water wheel) with aqueduct in ar-Rastan in 1930

Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri, the cold section (barrani)

Hammam Yalbugha an-Nasiri, the cold section (barrani)

Domes of as-Salamiyya historical bath from the outside

Domes of as-Salamiyya historical bath from the outside

The cold (barrani) section of as-Salamiyya historical bath

The cold (barrani) section of as-Salamiyya historical bath

General view of al-Qarmani Bath and garden

General view of al-Qarmani Bath and garden

Kharbaqa Dam: One of the dams that were built to limit seasonal flood waters in the Badia

Kharbaqa Dam: One of the dams that were built to limit seasonal flood waters in the Badia

A grave carved in the rock, Maʿlula

A grave carved in the rock, Maʿlula

General view of Abu al-Fidaʾ Mosque on the Orontes river

General view of Abu al-Fidaʾ Mosque on the Orontes river

Main entrance of Ibn Wardan Palace

Main entrance of Ibn Wardan Palace

Arch of the remains of Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi (Palace)

Arch of the remains of Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi (Palace)

View from the Hotel Burj al-Fardous towards Old Damascus showing the Citadel

View from the Hotel Burj al-Fardous towards Old Damascus showing the Citadel

General view of the Umayyad Mosque shows the dome and the three minarets of the mosque

General view of the Umayyad Mosque shows the dome and the three minarets of the mosque

One of the Basilica aisles, is separated from the central courtyard by a row of arches based on columns, Basilica A, ar-Rusafa

One of the Basilica aisles, is separated from the central courtyard by a row of arches based on columns, Basilica A, ar-Rusafa